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Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer (2nd Edition)

Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer (2nd Edition)
Author: Tony Bertauski
ISBN 13: 9780131720633
ISBN 10: 131720635
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-04-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
List Price: $69.80

"Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer, Second Edition" takes readers step-by-step through the design graphics process. Written at an accessible level, readers will learn basic drafting tools, lettering and drawing techniques; commonly used textures and symbols; how to read plan graphics; how to develop effective designs; and how to assemble professional portfolios. This edition is filled with new sample drawings, updated photographs and descriptive design illustrations and visuals that make techniques easy to follow and easy to understand. The revision maintains the text's presentation focus and provides helpful tip boxes to teach readers how to draw an effective design.

Sufficiently addresses landscape design drafting at an easy to follow level. Introduces basic drafting tools, lettering and drawing techniques, and then describes commonly used textures and symbols and how to create them. Shows readers how to put together the plan, (starting with the plat, sale and title block), how to properly label symbols, and how to develop a plant list. Enhances the reader's ability to communicate ideas more clearly to their clients.

An excellent resource for anyone from home gardeners to aspiring landscape